Medical Qualifications: MBBS, MS(Ophtho), FRCS(Ed)
GMC number: 5189811
Area of expertise in ophthalmology: Uveitis, Medical Retina and Ocular ultrasound
Mr Kumar has completed fellowship training in uveitis and medical retina from world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
He manages patients with ocular inflammation, provides treatment for various medical retinal disorders including age-related macular degeneration and retinal vascular disorders.
He is involved in running a busy full time clinical service at the University Hospitals of Leicester. Which includes clinical work, training junior doctors and allied clinical professionals, research and educational activities.
He has established ultrasound bio microscopy service at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Which provides regional service for adults and children in anterior and posterior segment ocular ultrasound in complex ocular disorders.
He has extensive experience in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery.
He has special interest in development of immunomodulation therapy in uveitis. He also has research interest in contrast enhanced ocular ultrasound.
English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada
Consultant ophthalmologist, University Hospitals of Leicester
Department of ophthalmology
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Phone: 0300 303 1573 (Hospital switchboard)
Eye casualty: 0116 258 6273
Fax: 0116 258 5927
NHS Secretary: Mrs. Edna Barratt
Phone: 0116 258 6198